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NBC
Jan 18, 2010 5:00am EST
cabinet is forced to meet outside on plastic chairs. in washington, brooke hart, nbc news. >> there are glimmers of hope popping up across haiti. this morning we're hearing from members of fairfax county search and rescue team. they say they are exhausted but keep moving forward. they pulled a u.n. officer from denmark from the rubble of a crushed building. he was there since last week. he was in remarkably good shape. >> took us four hours to get to him. we saw him. we got a visual on him and had him out in four. he's in good shape. >> they are being called heroes for their work in haiti. they saved about a dozen people from the rubble. >>> even here in washington you can help earthquake victims in haiti. >> the haitian embassy needs help sorting through the thousands of donations people made over the weekend. megan mcgrath has more. >> reporter: good morning. of course the situation in haiti is really quite dire and has struck a chord with people in our area. the outpouring of support has been tremendous. if you see over my shoulder here the u-haul is filled with supplie
NBC
Jan 1, 2010 6:00pm EST
to washington to deal with flight security lapses after an attempt to blow up a plane. >>> and a bitter cold arctic blast. the windchill is going to make it feel like temperatures in the teens and even the single digits. >>> but we begin with a report that two washington wizards players pulled guns on each other at the verizon center. good evening. i'm pat lawson muse. >> i'm doreen gentzler. gilbert arenas reportedly pulled a gun on fellow teammate javarris crittenden. the report comes from the "new york post," but we've learned that d.c. police are looking into the matter. pat collins is at the verizon center with more this afternoon. >> doreen, guns. star athletes. a locker room. a police investigation. sounds like a recipe for a scandal. and the wizar say they're taking this situation seriously and cooperating fully. explosive allegations in the "new york post" saying wizards star gilbert arenas pulled a gun on teammate javarris crittenden. the "post" says it happened in the team locker room during an argument over a gambling debt. the paper says that arenas drew a gun on crittenden and
WHUT
Jan 8, 2010 6:00pm EST
journalists in washington to discuss politics and to ridicule might flambe efforts. we will be right back. >> "white house chronicle" is produced in collaboration with whut, howard university television. and now, the program host, national syndicated columnist, llewellyn king, and co-host, linda gasparello. >> hello again, and thank you so much for coming along. everything haseen removed but i am here with the four brilliant people. linda laughing. i can cook. >> i am laughing through the running mascara. >> joe mathieu, of sirius xm radio. politics of the united states for people of the united states. extraordinary interesting political program. three hours a day. i am happy to say that until this point in time i have been included on fridays. one of my journalistic heroes, j.j. green, who is the national security correspondent of all news radio here in washington, wtop. i want to tell you you do a superb job. >> thank you, and so do you. >> you are very nice. but this is not about that. but you have been to afghanistan and i thought your coverage was extraordinary. i really mean that. b
FOX News
Jan 18, 2010 6:00pm EST
captioning services, inc >> welcome to washington, i'm bret baier. polls open tomorrow for one of the biggest election in years. it could literally decide the fate of the democrats' healthcare reform legislation. first, a quick update on the rescue efforts in haiti. 70,000 bodies have been recovered so far. a massive relief evident continues today. the united nations officials say 73,000 people received enough food to last a week. the u.n. is calling on more soldiers to keep the peace. u.n. promises to contribute million-and-a-half in emergency aid. and president obama committed $100 million to the effort. we have much more live from haiti in a few minutes. ♪ ♪ >> bret: first up, in a region that loves its sports the massachusetts senate race could be turning into one of those miracle on ice. david versus goliath story. relatively unknown republican could be 24 hours from staging one of the biggest political upsets ever. karl cameron reports on a day before the election that was never supposed to be close. >> greeting the hockey fans, scott brown on the brink of the once unthinkable, winn
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2010 9:00am EST
, it's not a reset, it's not a shake up, washington, calm down. and you know they were working the phones all weekend at the white house to make sure that ben bernanke is reconfirmed as federal reserve chair. aides tell us they're confident now they have weathered the storm at this point. >> they needed the weekend badly. if that vote was friday, i don't know if bernanke would have gotten confirmed. >> so much about the anger about the lingering crisis in the economy has been directed as bernanke. it looked as if for a moment that the confirmation was in jeopardy. >> that's a huge worry for the white house. top aides fear that a rejection of bernanke would send the markets into chaos. judd gregg serves on the banking committee. he supports bernanke and is playing point. senator gregg, is it fair to say that friday was bernanke's worst day in the senate and things after the weekend have calmed down? >> i don't know. i think there was a bit of exaggeration. these type of stories take on their own energy out there. my view is that chairman bernanke's always had a pretty solid vote
PBS
Jan 18, 2010 5:30pm EST
the tanker, fighting broke out, leaving three dead. one year ago this week, barack obama entered washington in style, by train on his formal inaugural journey. today, as barack obama deals with the realities of government, our correspondent has been retracing the route of that whistles stop tour -- was stopped -- whistle-stop tour. >> they came out to see their man on way to the white house. >> temperatures that were beyond frigid. they stood for hours to get a glimpse of this african-american man who was achieving the great american dream. >> as i prepare to leave for washington on a trip that you made possible -- >> baltimore was 4 days prior and for weeks after -- baltimore was for days prior and for weeks after -- >> i am not going alone. i will be taking you with me. >> baltimore, a largely black and democratic city. many feel the same enthusiasm for the man. >> asking one year later, how do you think barack obama is doing? >> it politicians and pundits sees a clear divide developing -- a politician and pundit sees a clear divide developing. >> the african-american community feels that
NBC
Jan 18, 2010 4:30am EST
's college basketball teams in washington, d.c. the melee happened as georgetown and louisville were warming up. a georgetown player reportedly tripped a louisville player who was running laps, sparking a scuffle which had athletes trading punches. since it happened an hour before the game, no penalties were assessed. georgetown went on to win. >>> food and supplies were lacked onto a luxury cruiseliner but not for vacationers. they are using ships to transport it there. 80 pal ets supplies were loaded onto the cruise ship bound for the earthquake-torn country. >>> the main attraction at a sportsman's show in minnesota wasn't large but made quite a splash. twiggy, the water skiing squirrel, showed off her amazing aquatic skills, wearing a tiny little life preserver. the adorable animal expertly displayed her unique talent. that's always video that makes you smile. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bi karins with your weather channel forecast. twiggy never gets old. >> can she swim? let's talk about the temperatures out there. it continues to
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
in this district we start the year listening and now more than ever i think it's important that washington d.c. listen to the american people and their priority and so please feel free just to make a comment. don't be self-conscious about the additional press that's here. we'll get you a microphone and we'll look forward to your remarks. and if there's a question in there, we'll take our best shot at it. let me open with a couple of remarks on an issue that's breaking as we speak across the country. and despite the fact that i just returned to an or from a trip to afghanistan and i'm happy to elaborate on what i saw and there's a reporá coming out today the about the incident that took mace on christmas day in detroit, i'd like to focus on healthcare reform and legislation that's moving behind closed doors on capitol hill as we speak today. first let me say emphatically and i know i speak on behalf, not only of my other republican colleagues in indiana but those throughout the congress. we need healthcare in this country that lowers the cost of health insurance and healthcare for the americ
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 9:00am EST
'll take on the road to florida today. >>> but is washington ready to change? we'll ask house republican whip eric cantor. he'll be with us live in studio. >>> it's yan 28th, 2010. let's get right to the rundown. the speech was an economic speech, chuck. less than ten minutes spent on foreign policy. it seemed to be written for the great middle independents. >> absolutely. let's go through the policy. on jobs the president called on the senate to pass a jobs bill pretty quickly with tax breaks for small businesses. on the deficit, that three-year freeze on non-security discretionary spending. on education. a proposal to boost spending by as much as $4 billion. and then the president of course called on congress to repeal "don't ask don't tell." but not a lot of policy. that wasn't a policy speech. >> it really wasn't. i think that's probably typical of states of the union. it is a lot of theater. there was some suspense about whether he would use that age-old formulation, "the state of the union is strong." here's how he handled it. >> despite our hardships, our union is strong. we do no
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 7:00pm EST
from washington. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >> so how the fed are telling it there was a second person detained in the christmas day plane plot. plus, a possible motive for the deadly attack on a cia base in afghanistan and rush limbaugh speaking out about his health care. i'm gregg jarrett in for shepard smith and the news begins now. >> who will take charge of security in the skies? week after an attempted attack, new problems for the president's pick to lead the transportation security administration. why the nominee is correcting the record about something he calls a grave error in judgment. a devastating attack on u.s. intelligence on the afghan-pakistan border, new details on the bombing that killed seven cia workers, what it tells us about our strategy in the region, the risks and the future of the fight. and as the ball dropped and the crowds cleared, they were watching. >> for our command post, post 8. >> catherine herridge takes us where reporters have never gone before. >> how tough is it? >> behind the scenes with the fbi at the biggest party of
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2010 7:00am EST
on the future of the hybrid and electric car industry. "washington journal" is next. . . . the president's efforts to give the economy on track. that is this morning from "the washington post." the report breaking this morning about a plane crashed in the route, "the new york times" online have the story about the airplane crashing near beirut in stormy weather. officials said that 82 passengers and eight crew members were on board. we will update the information as we get it. ruth, democratic line. caller: i am not quite sure if we ever did what we were promising. to try and help people who were in trouble with their mortgages. i think that we took the wrong approach to begin with. so many people that were out of their homes. the fact ripples through the economy. -- the of fact ripples through the economy. let's help -- bethe effedctct te riffles through the economy. if the loan was renegotiated to what it was really worth, they can afford it, but the communication that happening. host: or you hit by the mortgage crisis at all? caller: i was not, i have a system set up with my children.
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 5:00pm EST
from washington d.c. to may or washington state to arizona means passing through states that have weak drunk driving laws, did not ban text driving laws, did not ban text messaging, do not require that use a booster seat for your child, have life-threatening with -- life-threatening loopholes in teen driving laws and an adequate enforcement of seat belt and motorcycle helmet laws. and worst states, there were 10 in the green category. the top to in this category are the district of columbia, i got credit for 13.5 lost and the state of new jersey, with credit for 13 lost. the other states are illinois, thank you center, maryland, new york, north carolina, oregon, tennessee, minnesota, california, and washington. there are nine worst states this year. we added, unfortunately, six new states to that category. they are arizona, virginia, vt., pennsylvania, ohio, and nebraska. in order of ranking, the states in the worst category having fewer than half of these 15 basic laws are south dakota with only three of the laws, arizona, north dakota, wyoming, va., vt., pennsylvania, ohio, and nebra
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2010 6:00am EST
are they making contingency plans? get this. one of the things they are talking about in washington, taking the senate bill, passing it as is in the house, which means it could go straight to the president's desk for signature and work out the details later. >> norah o'donnell. >> stay there, norah, we'll be getting back to you. i'm surprised. first of all, cliff from "cheers," but curt schilling, how do you get a yankees fan to boston? let's play martha coakley talking about -- head democrats say she's probably the most clueless -- this is a democrat. so, please, bloggers, put down the cheetos, don't attack me. democrats saying she is the most clueless candidate they have ever seen in their life. this is her talking about curt schilling, the yankee. >> the iconic figure, curt schilling. anybody who has suffered with the red sox. hold on -- hold on. one of the most iconic movements of the last century of the boston red sox is curt schilling's bloody sock. >> it's not like they are talking about coco crisp. they are talking about curt schilling. >> for those in new york who don't quite get i
PBS
Jan 18, 2010 6:00pm EST
in pakistan today, and said they've been tortured. the men-- all young muslims from the washington, d.c., area-- have been in custody since december on suspicion of planning attacks inside pakistan. as their prison van drove by reporters, they shouted, "we're being tortured." prison officials and police refuted those claims. the president of ukraine, victor yushchenko, was eliminated from that country's presidential contest over the weekend. he was one of the architects of the so-called "orange revolution" five years ago, but won only 5% in the first round of voting. opposition leader viktor yanukovich, who lost the presidency to yuschenko in 2005, had the lead. his closest challenger was prime minister and orange heroine yulia tymoshenko. they will face each other in a runoff set for february 7. in chile, sunday's presidential election brought the first political shift to the right since general augusto pinochet's dictatorship ended in 1990. sebastian pinera, a billionaire conservative, won almost 52% of the runoff vote. his supporters rallied in streets across the country. pinera campaigned
WHUT
Jan 28, 2010 6:30pm EST
address, president obama left washington for first test of public opinion. he attended a town hall meeting in florida to question -- and took questions from the audience and announced a high- speed train project. it is part of a bigger plan to create or save thousands of jobs. what are his chances of winning over a skeptical public and a divided congress? our special correspondent in washington. >> what struck me was how much the speech was meant for americans, not the rest of us. it was 15 minutes until the president addressed foreign- policy. even though the u.s. is fighting two wars and struggling to upgrade its national security. my guest believes this is an excellent speech that said that what -- accomplished what it set out to do. >> this was not a speech to get people jumping up and down. we're in the middle of a deep recession. with these two wars going on. he has had serious political setbacks, so he needed to give a speech that would show the public that he was chastened by what had happened, understood the anger out there at the failure to deal with unemployment and other proble
ABC
Jan 24, 2010 8:00am EST
. david kerley has the details from washington, d.c. >> good morning, ron. this is one of the longest food mysteries ever. for more than six months, people have been getting sick and people didn't know where from. being pulled from shelves across the country, nearly a million and a half pounds of peppered salami sold at costco and wal-marts. they recalled the meat but won't say the meat is the reason people are getting sick. this is widespread. illnesses have been reported in 38 states. >> people usually get sick at about the same time thp that's not what is happening here. that tells me that they're having a lot of trouble identifying what the product is. >> reporter: but a recent outbreak of illness in the northwest gave food detectives in oregon the break they were looking for. they cross referenced shopping lists with is 1 people who were sick. they all bought daniele sick. they all bought this daniele salami. they recalled the product but say that federal authorities have been unable to confirm a directink between the illnesses and any daniele product. the products are sold under this
CBS
Jan 2, 2010 8:00am EST
, and that health care bill needs reconciling as the president returns to washington the glow of vacation will quickly fade. >>> osama bin laden has company. a group of influential muslim clerics is revving up young people on the internet and preparing this emfor violence. our expert identifies the most dangerous. >>> baby steps. now, you actually have to start fulfilling those 2010 resolutions and maybe pledge to go run a marathon a day not the best way to do it. we'll tell you how to turn those hopes in to real life progress. >>> and think before you leap. this man for some reason thought it was a good idea to watch into a frozen pond. hopefully that's the worst decision he'll make in the new year nap he just one of the stories under the radar early this saturday morning, january 2nd, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "the early show" here on a saturday morning. happy new year. my new year's resolution not to jump on any half frozen lakes half dressed. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm debbye turner bell. the president's full plate. mr. obama faces several import
PBS
Jan 27, 2010 6:00pm EST
washington does every speech. it becomes a speech of the lifetime. no doubt it's an important speech and it's an important speech because americans have been through a very difficult time and they're looking for a sense of what the future will hold. the president is going to talk about where we've been and where we're going and how we create jobs in this country that pay well, see wages grow, and secure the middle class again after this very difficult period we've been through. >> ifill: the president is expected to call for a three-year spending-- freeze on some domestic spending, and, yet also for an increase in education spending. how do you balance all that out? >> just like any family or business does, gwen. everybody in hard times has to make choices. you have to prioritize. you have to do without the things you can do without in order to pay for the things do you. education has to be a priority for this country because it's so much tied to the quality of life that our young people will live, and also the competitiveness of our country. so we have to make those investments. but we're
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2010 6:00am EST
on the campaign trail? >> yeah, and i think he set the right tone in making the issue to democrats in washington. it doesn't go far enough. the congress in the united states has become a disgrace. it doesn't deal with the problems in the country. watching the state of the union and watching the camera pan across the room and looking, the average age of members of the u.s. senate is now 62. 56 or 57 for the house. that place is no more representative of this country. it is a bubble. it is worse than gridlock. it is self-interest. it is geographical interest. not about the common good. obama has been rolled by them. he thought he could charm them. he tried again. this time using a little bit of shame. but the great interest in this country ought to be the congress of the united states, republicans and democrats, and finding a mechanism to structurally reform it, and throw most of them or all of them out of there and start over. >> the president going on the campaign trail, is it a good move or style over substance? >> i think a lot of it is style over substance. i think obama says he failed to com
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2010 6:00am EST
. washington center for internships and academic seminars hosts this event that he speaks for an hour. >> is my time to welcome our first guest speakers today, juan zarate. zarate, to the inside washington weeklong seminar, congress and the obama presidency. this program is one that brings to washington undergraduate students from all over the united states. i've been associated with this program as faculty director for about 10 years. and this is a program which is very dear to my heart. and we have consistently had some of the best, most authoritative speakers available. and cerda, this is true of juan zarate. there is a scene in the 1975 movie about the watergate invasion, all the presidents men. and there's a meeting in an underground washington garage and watch how holbrook, playing an informant known by the name of deep throat, tells robert redford playing bob warburg, the "washington post" reporter, that if he wants to find out who is responsible for the water great burglary, at democratic party headquarters, at the watergate, you should follow the money. well, we have some here today wh
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 12:00am EST
indeed. [laughter] >> on tomorrow morning's washington journal we will get your reaction to president obama's stated the union speech. we will talk to members of congress from around the country and a number of reporters about the speech and the president's agenda. washington journal begins each morning at 7:00 eastern on c-span. >> the haitian ambassador to the u.s. was at the american enterprise institute today to talk about development in rebuilding efforts in haiti. this is 45 minutes. >> the haitian catastrophe has produced an outpouring of sympathy and charity from throughout the world. this afternoon be will all join in expressing our most sincere and profound condolences to the ambassador raymond joseph and aller haitian friends for the great tragedy they have endured in the recent weeks. we also recognize a contribution that many international organizations and i would have to say particularly the u.s. military is making at this very crucial hour. some of them are here in the audience and we thank them for the work they are doing. the television images of bruce and they show
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 4:00pm EST
for places like washington, d.c. we have a seen a lot of snow so far. we are still concerned. here's why. take a look at the current temperatures. in washington now, it is 31 degrees. we may get close to freezing as we go through the evening. with the sun shining we will see melting and down in southern virginia as well as the carolinas. the problem when you have the healthing is that you have the refreezing tonight. so overnight tonight, a lot of places will see the temperature drop below freezing and that includes the raleigh-durham chapel hill of the carolinas. that's where we will see a refreezing and advisory will continue until noon tomorrow. we will see a lot of ice, particularly on bridges and overpasses where it gets very cold and icy. watch out for that. that's where the advisories persist. when we take a closer look, at any more totals we are looking at definitely some improvements in the forecast. that's for sure. all right. let's take a look at tomorrow's weather forecast. hue pressure dominating. and we are going to be seeing sunshine in the forecast and looking much, much
FOX News
Jan 9, 2010 12:00pm EST
shively joins us from washington with details. hello, caroline. >> hello do you, brian. revenge in a just released videotape released the jordanian says that's why he killed operatives in afghanistan because they killed a pakistani taliban leader with a missile strike in august and says he turned down millions of dollars from the u.s. and jordan who wanted him to spy on other militants and the authenticity of the tape hasn't been confirmed by officials, but the father says it is his son. the man thought to be him taped the video shortly before he went on the u.s. base and blew up seven cia employees and himself in afghanistan. a pakistani television report says that the double agent shared jordanian and u.s. secrets with militants before the attack and says on the tape, quote, we will never forget the blood of our year, referring to the ted taliban leader, the jordanian tells other jihadists it's their duties to go after america hardest. >> this attack will be the first of the operation, against their team, afghanistan and pakistan border. >> washington post reports before the blast the v
FOX News
Jan 28, 2010 1:00pm EST
. there will be improvements to the amtrak northeast corridor which links washington, new york, and boston. the president has brought vice president biden with them. mr. biden, of course, a champion of rail travel who rode amtrak himself from wilmington, delaware into washington for years and years. the president said in his "state of the union address" that it is simply unacceptable that europe and asia have high-speed rails and the u.s. does not. the projects here in florida expected to eventually create 23,000 jobs, but the key word there is eventually. $8 billion is not really enough money to complete even one high-speed rail project. it is only now to do the planning, development, some of the land acquisition. the real jobs back, the track playing jobs, the clearances and stuff may be years away. this will provide, however, some immediate stimulus money for general electric and more than two dozen other companies. some of those companies will be foreign companies, including hitachi. trace: isn't that what the republicans are complaining about? too much spending and not enough saving? >> reporter: and th
PBS
Jan 5, 2010 12:30pm EST
, commander of u.s. central command, made a surprise visit to yemeni leaders. joining me now from washington, eric schmitt of the "new york times," steve coll of the "new yorker" magazine, gregory johnson, here in new york richard barrett a former british intelligence officer who has been with the united nations for the last five years. i am pleased to have all of them here for this broadcast. let me begin with richard barrett. where do you think we are today and what does what happened in yemen and what is unfolding in yemen say to us about the battle against sdmaeld >> well, it says the threat from al qaeda is very present, of course, and al qaeda is a resilient organization. nonetheless, i don't think the event of christmas day should obscure the fact that we made tremendous progress against al qaeda over the last two years in particular and i think al qaeda in most areas of the world where it operates-- and it's increasingly operating in ungoverned areas like the after/pakistan border and the algerian border and so on-- they're being forced to concentrate on areas, including yemen, to re
PBS
Jan 12, 2010 12:30pm EST
times," bob baer, former c.i.a. agent, and david ignatius of the "washington post." >> this was the in the minds of the jordanians and the c.i.a. sort of a gold-plated sort. a guy who could get them access to al qaeda in ways they've never seen since 9/11. >> it's going to cause the c.i.a. to pull back, the c.i.a. in afghanistan and iraq is going to second guess every person who knocks on the door. we call these walk ins like this dr. w.a.c. w.a.c.. our intelligence is going to get worse. >> this was a well planned and subtle operation. the notion that al qaeda is so much on the run now that it can't operate, it can't hit us which you were hearing over the last year from some intelligence officials have been clearly shown to be wrong. >> rose: we conclude with jason epstein, well-known editor, well-known writer about food. we'll talk about books and food. >> i would sit on the wood box next to the stove to keep warm and watch my grandmother take pies out of the oven and stews and everything she was making and i felt safe and cozy in that situation. the wind was blo
ABC
Jan 2, 2010 7:00am EST
of his intelligence chiefs when he returns to washington this week. he had really hoped to start this year, 2010, focusing on health care and the economy but those issues now on the back burner. his weekly address this morning in that he provides a new tail about the plot to bomb flight 253 on christmas day. >> also we have a sports schedule to tell you about this morning that does not involve tiger woods. nba and washington, d.c. police are investigating a report that two members of the washington wizards basketball teadrew guns on one another in the team's locker room during an argument over gambling debts. why guns seem to become part of the culture for some professional athletes. >> we've seen police use facebook to track down crimes. now the tables have turned on them. an escaped convict has been using it to taunt police with clues as to where he is. the facebook fugitive has more than 30,000 friends at last count still out there. >> why can't they take down his account? we'll get to that later. >>> also coming up the perils of peering into the future. there was a time when
ABC
Jan 10, 2010 6:00pm EST
washington with revelations about president obama, the clintons and sarah palin. how it could affect the president's agenda. >>> the bonus backlash. those bailed out banks dishing out fat bonuses now. is this acceptable behavior for the companies that brought the economy to its knees? >>> night shift. nbc confirms it is moving jay leno again. but will leno and conan o'brien go along with this? >>> and, happiness inc. she showed millions a road from misery to inner peace. so, why is she now on a different road? >>> good evening. washington, a town powered by gossip, is consumed tonight by a book spilling dozens of secrets from the 2008 campaign. today, top republicans were calling for harry reid to resign as the senate majority leader, afternoon just one of those secrets was revealed. reid's prediction that then candidate barack obama could become president because he was, quote, light skinned and had no negro dialect. today, the head of the republican party said there is a double-standard at work here. >> there is this standard where democrats feel they can say these things and they
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 6:30pm EST
] >> tomorrow on "washington journal," the role voters might play, and also the chinese influence on the global economy. after that, look at child of obesity in the u.s., and first lady michelle obama's national campaign with arkansas's attorney general. that is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. tonight on prime minister's questions, the house leader sylvan forbes gordon brown. she answered questions on british banks, -- the house leader filled in for gordon brown. tonight at 9:00 p.m. eastern, here on c-span. >> tonight, the history of executive power, from george washington to george w. bush. officer john yoo -- author john yoo talks about his new book. >> over the weekend, the congressional delegation attended a forum in switzerland to discuss the global implications of the obama administration's legislative agenda on health care, energy, the environment, and financial regulation. this is about an hour. >> welcome, everybody. >> our task is to try to get a global perspective to the legislative agenda and the united states. this is only panel specifically focused on legislative agenda in a
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 10:00am EST
before the botched attack. live in washington. what do we know about that last phone conversation? >> well excuse me shannon that report suggests that that final phone call is really what triggered the father into action. abc news reporting that the suspect in that call warned his father it would be his last contact with the family and that the people he was with in yemen were about to destroy his sim card. the father reportedly contacted they skbrer yan -- nigerian officials who took him directly to the cia chief in nigeria's capital. state department confirms immediately passed on some information about sri lankan -- umar farouk abdulmutallab to other em be as and i intelligence official told fox that the cia's desk began preparing a fuller report on the suspect but that was never completed or disseminated before the christmas day attack shannon. shannon: we know president obama has gotten some preliminary reports back the reviews he wanted to see do we know anything about the changes he's being urged to make? >> shannon the president got that report series of brefgs and confere
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 2:00am EST
] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] >> on tomorrow morning's "washington journal" an update on congress. after that, former republican party chairman ed gillespie and later, juan williams talks about race, politics, and the news. this starts each morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span, and later in the morning, mitch mcconnell along with other gop senators talked to reporters about afghanistan, u.s. foreign policy, and the senate's agenda. that is live at 10:00 a.m. eastern. now the final debate for the open seat formerly held by ted kennedy. the candidates are scott brown and joseph kennedy. this event was held at done edward kennedy institute in boston. independent candidate joe kennedy is not related to senator ted kennedy, who died last summer. >> good evening. i want to welcome all of you to this closing debate among the candidates for next week's elections to the united states senate. tuesday will be a crucial time here in massachusetts. voters will go to the polls and select a person who may well determine the outcome of a long fight over health care legisl
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2010 1:00pm EST
at the white house several times. elsewhere in washington this afternoon, a discussion on u.s. policy toward afghanistan, ambassador richard holbrooke will be speaking about the administration's policy. he had to afghanistan and pakistan next week. we will have live coverage of his comments in just over an hour at 2:30 p.m. eastern on c- span2. and then tom vilsack here at the state department here in washington. a set -- a special briefing about the agriculture system in afghanistan. >> american icons, three original documentaries from c- span now available on dvt. a unique journey through the iconic homes of the three branches of american government. see the exquisite detail of the supreme court. go beyond the velvet ropes of public tours of the white house, america's most famous home. and explore the history, art, and architecture of the capital. american icons, a three disk dvd set. it is $24.95 plus shipping and handling. it is available at c-span.org /stohr. >> several political retirement an announcement over the last couple of days. representative chris murphy of connecticut sounds a
CNN
Jan 28, 2010 5:00pm EST
of the union message to florida today. but back here in washington, one particular moment during his speech that has a lot of people all fired up right now. call it, if you will, president obama versus samuel alito. it happened when the president criticized the supreme court's recent ruling of campaign finance reform. listen to the president and watch justice alito. in the audience, shaking his head. >> with all due deference to separation of powers, last week the supreme court reversed a century of law that i believe will open the flood gates for special interests. including foreign corporations, to spend without limit in our election. >> take a look at samuel alito. he seems to be saying -- if you can read his lips, not true, not true. when supreme court justices attend the state of the union address, they usually try not to react to political statements made by the president. let's bring in our senior legal analyst, jefrry toobin. author of "the nine." what's the answer here, jeff? a, should the president have said what he said with justices of the supreme court present? b, should justic
PBS
Jan 27, 2010 5:30pm EST
washington, meeting condoleezza rice and other members of the bush administration. by the time he returned, he believed war was justified. on march 17, he gave his authority for war, reporting his conclusion to the cabinet, but there was no cabinet discussion. >> i recall telling the cabinet there is another point of view and this is the conclusion i have reached, and then the discussion on the legality simply stopped. >> what of the media reports that it was pressure from tony blair that forced lord goldsmith to change his mind on the war? >> it was alleged that you were pinned to the wall, who allegedly had performed a pincer movement on you and told you what belair wanted. would you like to comment on that? >> absolutely complete and utter nonsense. >> it was hours of discussion about the wording of the u.n. resolution which lord goldsmith became convinced after the full legal justification for innovation. >>> in nigeria, the senate and cabinet are at loggerheads over the future of the president. he has been out of the country two months, receiving medical treatment and saudi arabia. ca
WHUT
Jan 23, 2010 7:00pm EST
-au-prince, haiti. >> washington says 11,000 soldiers are going for the relief effort in haiti. it is a rapid buildup of forces for country already fighting two wars. the u.s. aircraft carrier is off the coast of haiti. we have this report. >> these are incoming one did. it is one of the largest warships in the world. it is from this deck that america launched the first air strikes after 9/11. the battle now is a humanitarian one. already badly injured in the earthquake, this man has suffered a seizure. he is rushed away to the ship's hospital. since friday, the pilots of flown over 600 missions, getting the seriously injured out of haiti and taking in food, water, and medicine. it has not been easy. >> at first, we struggled with getting the quantity of food and water in. we also struggled with getting clear landing zones. there were a lot of people coming right to the helicopters. we got more security forces just to keep people back for their own safety. it also mixes easier -- it also makes it easier for us to land in those zones. >> this man receives urgent medical attention. this woman i
WHUT
Jan 27, 2010 6:30pm EST
to the united nations. >> but then it changed. in mid-february 2003, lord goldsmith and visited washington. in that condoleezza rice and other members of the bush administration. -- he met condoleezza rice. when he returned, he thought war could be justified. march 70, he gave his authority for war. -- march 17, he gave his authority for war. >> i do recall telling cabinet, well, there is another point of view. this is the conclusion i have reached. then the discussion on the legality simply stopped. >> the media reports it was pressure from people close to tony blair that forced lord goldsmith to change his mind and the war. >> it was alleged you had been more or less pended to the wall in the downing street showdown -- pinned to the wall in that the downing street showdown. a pincer movement had been done on you and you were told what blair wanted. you have a comment? >> absolute and complete and utter nonsense. >> hours of discussion about the wording of the un resolution. for goldsmith became convinced of the full legal justification of the invasion. at the iraq inquiry, bbc news. >> i
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 9:00am EST
in southeast washington is celebrating what many of the parishioners call a miracle. somebody fired rounds into the church. >> stacy cohan joins us live from southeast with more on what happened. >> reporter: well i can tell you, police believe it was a 9- millimeter that was used and a single gunman that fired into the new year's day shooting. it happened on naylor road. the 3,000 block. just around 12:30 there were 40 parishioners inside the new life praise temple to celebrate new year's eve together when the suspect started shooting. about half a dozen bullets hit the front of the church. but fortunately none of the parishioners were injured. we did get a chance to hear what happened by talking to the pastor. >> we had a singing group that was up singing and the music was kind of loud. because we weren't expecting to hear no gun shots come through the window like it did. >> right now we're investigating it as an assault with a dangerous weapon, a gun. we definitely fel that at this point there is enough facts to say that it was intentional shooting at the building and anybody that would
CNN
Jan 27, 2010 6:00am EST
have been ordered to shut down too. allan chernoff is in washington this morning. a drastic move by toyota, 57% of the autos it makes, it's really an extraordinary number. >> reporter: absolutely, it is exceptional, john. these are vehicles that the company recalled six days ago, recalling, well, that's a pretty common step. but to take them off the market? absolutely exceptional. toyota is putting a not for sale sign on some of the most popular vehicles in america. eight models are affected, all were recalled just six days ago because the accelerator can get stuck in a partly depressed position, or it may return too slowly to an idle position. >> it's so unusual, it's not just a recall, which is expensive, they're actually going to stop selling some of their most popular models. >> reporter: the rav 46789, corolla, matrix, highlander, tundra and is a coy ya. in a statement, toyota said helping ensure the confidence in toyota are very important to our company, this action is necessary until a remedy is finalized. all of the vehicles are made in north america. plants in indiana, t
NBC
Jan 18, 2010 6:00pm EST
word volunteer. reporting from northwest washington, back to you. >> we'll have our report, the hospital ship is on its way from baltimore to haiti as we speak. >> there was another earthquake today. this one was in guatemala. it hit this morning. the preliminary magnitude was 5.8. the quake hit about 60 miles southwest of adequate mall la city. no reports of any major damage. officers say they had to use a taser because the suspect wuss being combative and assaulted them. and investigation into this is now under way. more on how this unfolded yesterday. pat? >>> wendy, a 36-year-old shoplifting suspect dies after a confrontation with an arlington cop. how did this happen? was it the struggle? the cop's taser gun? or something else? it happened down under in the pentagon city metro station. a suspect in a drugstore shoplifting case dice after a confrontation with police. they say the arlington police officer spotted the shoplifting suspect. he called for him to stop, but the suspect didn't. the officer called for backup. then they say there was a confrontation between the s
WHUT
Jan 22, 2010 7:00am EST
.m. in washington. china is rejecting a call from the u.s. secretary of state. following a threat from the search engine google. authorities are accusing mrs. clinton on what they are describing as information imperial ix. jo we look to the chinese authorities to conduct a thorough debut that led google to make its announcement countries that rtrict free access risk walling themselves off from the progress of the next century. >> we are seeing this warning from china like saying back off. the response from the chinese the roundless ack useation can harm the u.s. formulation. the u.s. is open here and it wants good formulation. expressing comments and support when it comes to attacks on china. certainlyly it was known but a very set piece. china was one of the few countries singled out for controlling information on the internet. china responding, trying to say back off and leave this round alone and not make this into a bigger thing than it is at the minute. i think she's referring to a particular route there was a particular point that shows referring to in her speech jo trying to limit pornogra
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